In 1920, June emigrated with her family from a small town in Poland, and settled in Harlem, New York, where there was a sizable Jewish community. Daily after school, June rode the subway to the Lower East Side to attend Hebrew School. At 16, she enrolled in a secretarial course and—to help with the family’s finances in the wake of her parents’ divorce—went to work each afternoon at Woolworth’s.
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